Joanne Thompson

Pirates of Penzance musical hits the stage!

Sooke Harbour Players mount another musical extravaganza at EMCS

The Pirates of Penzance, one of the world’as most recognized musicals is coming to the Edward Milne Community Theatre. The show will run for three weekends starting on Nov. 4.

The energetic and talented cast consists of Joe Scheubel as the Pirate King; Jesse Negraeff as Frederic; Johanne Thompson as Mabel; John Bidner as Major-General. Lisa McCormack plays Ruth; Pony Rainshadow is Police Sergeant; Taylor Caspersen is Samuel; Hannah Lawrie is Edith; Michelle Sratford performs the role of Kate; Dee O’Connor Isabelle nd Duane Cutrell is a pirate,joined by Bob Kreiss, John Mason and Ross Pratt as the other buccaneers.

Police are played by Jenn Cutrell, Carol Harding, Jessica McLean, Kate Robertson and Sarah Wilford.

Christina Linquist plays the daughter as do Nona Robertson and Ilda Turcotte. The governess is played by Trina Haqgglund.

The popular musical is directed by co-directors Linda Abraham and Lica McCormack.

The performances take place Nov. 4 to 6, Nov. 12 to 13 and Nov. 18 to 20. Friday and Saturday evening performances begin at 7 p.m. with a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m.

Tickets for The Pirates of Penzance can be purchased online at: www.sookeharbourplayers.ca. or Shoppers Drug Mart, Peoples Drug Mart, The Stick, Bill’s Food and Feed in East Sooke.

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